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5/12 Germany demands access to reporter detained in Turkey

Edited by walterp on . Posted in News In Brief

Germany on Friday demanded access to a female German journalist it said had been held in police custody in Turkey since last month without consular representation. In a development likely to further strain bilateral ties, foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schäfer said Turkish authorities had failed to inform Berlin about the detention of the reporter, Mesale Tolu. “That […]

What Is America’s Goal in the World?

Edited by walterp on . Posted in Der Blogger

For the World War II generation there was clarity. The attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941, united the nation as it had never been before — in the conviction that Japan must be smashed, no matter how long it took or how many lives it cost. After the defeat of the Axis powers in 1945, however, Americans divided.

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